The chemistry Ph.D. with the formula to save one of Israel's poorest communities
How does a poor Bedouin community become the Negev's pride and hope? Mayor Muhammad al-Nabari started by cleaning up local government and fund-raising in the U.S. Jewish community.
Shortly after Dr. Muhammad al-Nabari took office as mayor of the Bedouin town of Hura, his telephone rang. The caller was the director of the southern district of the Mekorot Water Company, telling the new mayor that the town’s water supply was about to be cut off because of a large unpaid debt. “That was my inaugural present,” al-Nabari laughs. He managed to win a reprieve...
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